Sandra grew up in Santa Clara. After many years in the high tech industry, she decided to study veterinary technology at Foothill College. While in school, she interned at the Humane Society of Silicon Valley. Sandra started at Los Gatos Dog and Cat Hospital as an intern in December 2006. After graduating from Foothill in June 2007, she started working here full-time. Sandra passed her state board exam two months later and became a Registered Veterinary Technician. She lives in San Jose with her sister and their cats.